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orange-winged Amazon parrot

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange wings can be spunky and outgoing, but they tend to be mellower and less talkative compared to other Amazons. Like most Amazon parrots, they are social eaters and will appreciate the opportunity to share in healthy meals with their ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot

Their outgoing personalities make yellow-naped Amazons one of the more popular Amazon species. Yellow napes can be talkative and gravitate toward toys that challenge them both physically and mentally. They also enjoy plenty of interaction with their people ...
lilac-crowned Amazon parrot

Lilac-Crowned Amazon

The lilac-crowned Amazon is one of the smaller Amazon species and tends to have a smaller voice compared to the larger, more boisterous yellow-crowned and double yellow-headed Amazons. Lilac crowns can be loyal companions and, like most Amazons, have hearty ...
double yellow-headed Amazon parrot

Double Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot

There's nothing shy about a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot. These birds are talkative, boisterous and inclined to burst out in song. Males are known for doing what is best described as a mach strut — tail feathers flared out, sliding across ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Amazon Parrot

Amazon parrots are among the more popular medium-sized parrot species, which might have something to do with their gregarious personalities. They are often described as boisterous, playful, and outgoing — some even like to sing. Male Amazons have a reputation ...

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Amazon Parrot Still Going Strong at 100!

I have had a couple of old hens that have taught me a lot about birds. They were both orange-winged Amazon parrots. I am at the end of the generation of veterinarians on the first line where all of our ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...

Ask Lafeber

Same nutriberries for Lovebirds, and DYH Amazon?

I want to buy a variety of nutriberries but, I can only find the garden veggie variety in "parrot food" size. Is there a difference in the sizes? Can I give my lovebirds the "parrot food" size, as well as ...

Pistachios

I've got a blue fronted Amazon that is crazy about pistachio nuts, probably eats 5-6 of them a day. At 27 years (approximately) of age ir would be difficult at best to get him off of this treat ...

Picky Parrot Webinar – toxic foods/weaning Amazon

is it true avocado can kill an Amazon parrot? what other fruits/vegetables are forbidden? how do i teach a 2 months and a half Amazon to eat pellets and other seeds? i am trying to teach her how to drink ...

Amazon in heat

How can I keep loving on my sweetest male Amazon while his hormones are raging? Do I need to stop petting him and scratching his feathered head? I've tried to see how long the hormonal urge lasts. Seems he tries ...

Double yellow headed Amazon and African Grey

Is having the tv on for them a good idea or bad idea? ...

Amazon yellow head parrot

My bird is about 13/14 yrs old... he started pacing all night in his cage... and losing small feathers... I can see that under his wings he is somewhat bald... his eyes are clear and he eats snd drinks... wondering ...

Amazon tail

i have 33 year old amazon. she has no tail, never has. when feathers start to grow out, she picks them and they bleed till pulled out. years ago had many tests run and never could find anything….thoughts?? ...

Amazon behavior

I have a female grey and male blue front who thinks he is KING. He despises other male green birds like caiques and senegals etc. When I bird sit these type of birds, he is horrible, and back to himself ...

Amazon feather destructive behavior

My 3 and one half year old blue front Amazon barbers feathers below each wing on body is this hormonal or nervous condition feathers are not on wing ...

What is CPBC

What does CPBC mean and how do you get that title? Please offer the (senior) Amazon a flat perch ...
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